Date: 26 September 2009, Saturday
Time: 1.30pm – 6.00pm (Symposium) | 6.30pm – 9.00pm (Dinner)
Peking University, Alibaba Auditorium, Guanghua School of Management (Symposium)
The Lakeview Hotel*, Haidian District, Beijing, China (Dinner)
*less than 5 minutes walk from Alibaba Auditorium
NUS Business School
The National University of Singapore Business and Guanghua School of Management, Peking University has affirmed 10 years of partnership with the signing of a third Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Beijing, China on 26 September.
With this, the two schools will continue to offer the NUS-PKU Double Degree MBA program. It is a full-time program which provides a unique platform for studying business and management in the two top China and Singapore universities.
The occasion saw another MOU being signed between both schools. This seals the strategic alliance between both parties to foster international understanding, developing and friendship, by stimulating and supporting educational, professional and cross-cultural activities and projects in the field of management research and education, among the students, faculty, staff and business communities of the two institutions.
Celebrating with Symposium
To celebrate this special occasion, a symposium entitled “Towards an Asian Renaissance: The Rise of China” was organized to discuss China’s growing economic prowess. It covered China’s measures to navigate through the international financial crisis, and how it contributed to global recovery.
Two leading business titans were speakers at the event – Mr Liew Mun Leong, President & CEO of CapitaLand Group; and Captain Wei Jiafu, Executive President & CEO of COSCO. This was followed by an interactive panel discussion, moderated by Professor Bernard Yeung, Dean of NUS Business School and Professor Zhang Weiying, Dean of Guanghua School of Management.
300 attended the symposium.
Celebrating Over Dinner
The same night, 130 NUS Business School alumni and distinguished guests, including representatives from government agencies, descended on The Lake View Hotel in Beijing for a celebratory dinner. Among the milestones being celebrated were the 10 years of partnership between NUS Business School and Guanghua School of Management; NUS Business School’s 45th Anniversary; and the installation of the NUS Business School Northern China Alumni Network Executive Committee.
About the Programme
The International Master of Business Administration (IMBA) program is one of the world’s first MBAs conducted in both English and China. The signing of the MOU to continue the program beyond its first 10 years is truly a proud moment for NUS Business School which prides itself on the internationalization of its students and programs. NUS Business School is passionately dedicated to its motto of being Asia’s Global Business School.